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SOUTHBOUND BLOOMFIELD BRIDGE CLOSURE WEDNESDAY, JULY 29 – THURSDAY, AUGUST 20 IN PITTSBURGH
The southbound Bloomfield Bridge in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will close to traffic beginning Wednesday, July 29, weather permitting.

Beginning at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, a 23 consecutive day, around-the-clock closure of southbound Bloomfield Bridge will occur.  The bridge will be closed to southbound traffic at Liberty Avenue.  Traffic will be detoured.

Posted Detour

  • From the northern end of the bridge, take Liberty Avenue east

  • Turn right onto Baum Boulevard

  • Turn right onto North Craig Street

  • North Craig Street becomes Bigelow Boulevard

  • Follow Bigelow Boulevard back to the Bloomfield Bridge

  • End detour

I-376 PARKWAY EAST BRIDGE WASHING ACTIVITIES UNDERWAY MONDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 20 – AUGUST 7        
Bridge washing activities are underway in various locations on I-376 Parkway East in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County.

Nightly single-lane restrictions will occur on I-376 from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Friday, August 7 for bridge washing activities according to the following schedule:

Monday-Friday, July 20-August 7

  • I-376 Parkway East over Bates Street.  Additionally, single-lane closures will occur as needed on Bates Street.

  • I-376 Parkway East between the Grant Street (Exit 71A) and the Oakland (Exit 72A) interchanges.  Additionally, single-lane closures will occur as needed on Second Avenue.

  • I-376 Parkway East over 2nd Avenue

  • I-376 Parkway East over Brady Street.  Additionally, single-lane closures will occur as needed on Brady Street.

BAUM BOULEVARD/BIGELOW BOULEVARD/BLOOMFIELD BRIDGE RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT BEGINS TUESDAY, JUNE 30 – AUGUST 2016 IN PITTSBURGH
A $12.34 million improvement project on Route 380 (Bigelow Boulevard, Baum Boulevard, North Craig Street and the Bloomfield Bridge) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin on Tuesday, June 30 weather permitting.

Roadway reconstruction work will occur on Route 380 (Baum Boulevard/North Craig Street/Bigelow Boulevard) between Morewood Avenue and Herron Avenue in the City of Pittsburgh.  The project includes full depth reconstruction from the Bigelow Boulevard eastbound off-ramp to the Bloomfield Bridge to the Baum Avenue Bridge over the PAT Busway.  Additionally, reconstruction of the Baum Avenue bridge deck and milling and resurfacing of Baum Avenue from the bridge to Morewood Avenue will occur.  Other work includes reconstruction of ADA curb cut ramps, traffic signal upgrades and pavement reconstruction at the Bloomfield Bridge.

Beginning at 2 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30 the ramp from eastbound (outbound) Bigelow Boulevard to the Bloomfield Bridge will close to traffic for 44 consecutive days for roadway reconstruction.  Traffic will be detoured.

Posted detour

  • Motorists will continue eastbound on Bigelow Boulevard past the ramp

  • Continue straight onto North Craig Street

  • Turn left onto Baum Boulevard

  • Follow Baum Boulevard to Liberty Avenue

  • Turn left onto Liberty Avenue and follow to the Bloomfield Bridge

  • End detour

Single-lane restrictions for structural steel work will begin at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30 on the Baum Avenue Bridge over the PAT busway.  Long-term single-lane closures on the bridge will be implemented at a later date.

Roadway reconstruction work will begin tentatively on July 8 on Bigelow Boulevard between North Craig Street and approximately Herron Avenue.  All traffic will be shifted into the eastbound lanes.  A single lane will be maintained in each direction in the eastbound lanes as crews begin work in the westbound lanes.  Reconstruction work will continue through late August.  Once the work is complete, all traffic will be shifted into the newly constructed westbound lanes so the eastbound reconstruction can begin.

Additional work in 2015 that is currently unscheduled includes:

  • Roadway reconstruction of North Craig Street between Bigelow Boulevard and the Baum Avenue Bridge.  A 91 day closure will be required.

  • Multiple weekend closure of Blessing Street for roadway reconstruction.

  • Reconstruction work on the Bloomfield Bridge ramps at Bigelow Boulevard.  Two separate long-term ramp closures will occur.

The project will conclude in August of 2016.  Work occurring next year includes the deck replacement of the Baum Boulevard bridge and the milling and resurfacing of Baum Boulevard between the bridge and Morewood Avenue.

ROUTE 28 ITS INSTALLATION MONDAY, MAY 11 – MID-NOVEMBER IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY
Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) installation on Route 28 in various areas of Allegheny County will begin on Monday, May 11 weather permitting.

Crews from Wellington Power Corporation will begin installation of CCTV cameras and Dynamic Message signs for Route 28 in the following locations through mid-November:

  • Route 28 between the 62nd Street in Etna Borough to Russellton Road in Harmar Township.  Shoulder and lane restrictions will occur as needed weekdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Delafield Road in the City of Pittsburgh. Shoulder and lane restrictions will occur as needed weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

  • Alpha Drive, Beta Drive and Powers Run Road in O’Hara Township. Shoulder and lane restrictions will occur as needed weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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